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Fill Your Mind with Positive Thoughts

by Joan Jacobsen October 26th, 2011| Fitness Expert
Exercising goes hand in hand with maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle. It’s quite apparent to step (pun intended) into the habit of jumping jacks, hula hooping, and running when your mind is set on a healthy fitness regime. What is not that easy on your proverbial climb is

Avoid Mid-Afternoon Energy Crash

by Sarah Harris October 19th, 2011| Nutrition
Do you regularly experience a dip in energy and mood around 3pm?  Can’t seem to figure out how to get off the drain train? How we approach our nutrition can have a significant impact on our energy levels and well-being. Could you be missing out on some of these

Yoga for Better Relationships

by Denise Druce October 12th, 2011| Fitness Expert
I think yoga is the secret to a happy marriage. I kid you not. And not for the reasons you might think. The fact that there is such a thing as a "yoga butt" is not my point. And while your partner might enjoy seeing you do "happy baby"

Your Path to Health and Fitness Success

by Carlo Celotti October 5th, 2011| Fitness Expert


So often we set out on a goal to improve our health and fitness only to get sidetracked and never end up making much progress. We end up giving up without ever really having given it much of a shot. So what's going on here?

First of all, we expect
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I Lost My Estrogen and Gained What?

by Joan Jacobsen September 28th, 2011| Fitness Expert
Why is it that women receive the short end of the stick in the aging process? Is it fair that besides losing our precious estrogen, we have to gain something that we don’t want? Okay my bitterness is over; I’m ready to take on my waistline. Whining doesn’t work.

Digestive Wellness: Happiness from the Inside Out

by Sarah Harris September 21st, 2011| Nutrition
“We are not only what we eat, but what we digest, absorb, and eliminate.” These words caught my attention on my first day at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition. Over the years, they inspired my work, to help both my clients and myself.

According to the Canadian Digestive Health Association,

Yoga and the Change of Seasons

by Denise Druce September 14th, 2011| Fitness Expert

It is the summer's great last heat,
 It is the fall's first chill: They meet.

–Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt


Here we sit, looking longingly at our last few days of summer, yet looking forward to the cool, crisp weather that autumn brings.  As the seasons change, our thoughts change,

Fitness Ideas for Kids

by Carlo Celotti September 7th, 2011| Fitness Expert
With the summer ending and children going back to school, this means they will be spending more time sitting down in class or doing homework, so it is even more important to find ways of keeping physical activity in their lives. Although organized forms of physical activity, such as

Starting a Fitness Program as a Senior

by Joan Jacobsen August 24th, 2011| Fitness Expert
Whether you're 65 and a part of the senior age group, or you're in your 50s but have not partaken in a workout regimen in a while, this article is for you!  Starting a new exercise program may not be as easy as when you were younger, but that

How to Eat Healthy at Restaurants

by Natalie Weiss August 17th, 2011| Nutrition
August is here. This means many of us will be taking off for summer vacations. It can be very difficult to maintain a weight loss program while traveling, because many meals are eaten out at restaurants. It is possible to eat healthy at almost any restaurant; it just takes

Reach the Glass

by Denise Druce August 10th, 2011| Fitness Expert
Very often, our best lessons are learned from the warriors in our life who are fighting the most difficult battles. Recently I attended a meeting for people with MS, and heard an inspiring story. Abby, a beautiful woman who has struggled with Multiple Sclerosis for many years, talked of

The Deal With Barefoot Running

by Carlo Celotti August 3rd, 2011| Fitness Expert
So the running world is in the middle of a debate on whether running in your bare feet (or shoes with very minimal support, if any) is a good idea or not. Here are important points to consider.

-Being in your bare feet does strengthen your feet, and being in

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